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News Release: June 25, 2017

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Prepared by: M. MELLISH
Posted: June 25, 2017
Occurrence Type: Shop Theft
Occurrence #: BA17030925
Date: Saturday, June 24, 2017 - 4:15pm

On June 24 2017 at approximately 4:15 pm Barrie Police attended the LCBO store at 55 Mary Street for a male shoplifter in custody.

A male was observed by the store loss prevention Officer concealing a 375ml bottle of spiced rum into his waistband.

The male exited the store without making any attempt to pay for the merchandise and was stopped outside the store by the loss prevention Officer.

He was placed under arrest and held until Police arrived.

Further investigation by Police revealed that the 19 year old male is currently on a probation order.

He was charged with; Theft Under $5,000 and Failing to Comply with the conditions of his probation and transported to the Barrie Police station where he was later released on a promise to appear with a future court date.